Job openings

Jobs at Swiss representations in the U.S. will be published here.

The Federal Department of Foreign Affairs (FDFA) regulary seeks qualified and motivated employees.

Job vacancies will be published through the state job web portal. You can tailor your search towards your requirements through various search criteria.

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Embassy of Switzerland in Washington D.C.

There are currently no openings. 


Academic Internships:

The Embassy of Switzerland is looking for 8 interns from September 1, 2018 to February 28, 2019. Please take a look at possibilities and requirements on our Academic Internships page

Consulate General of Switzerland in New York

Academic Internship:

The Consulate General in New York also offers 3 internship positions to qualified candidates in the following sections:

  1. Economic Affairs and Communication
  2. Culture and Education
  3. Swiss Business Hub in New York and San Francisco

The purpose of these academic internships is to offer students or recent graduates an opportunity to discover the activities of a Swiss representation abroad and to become familiar with the diverse aspects of a diplomatic career.

All positions are full-time (40 hours per week) and run for 4 to 6 months. Remuneration for the positions is USD 2,200 per month.

For details and how to apply, read the document on internships.


Permanent Mission of Switzerland to the United Nations

Administrative Assistant

You will be the assistant to the “Peace and Security” Team at the Mission. Your tasks include secretariat, calendar management, organization of trips, reservations of conference rooms, research on the internet, arranging meetings (logistics and catering) for all members of the team (5 people). You will also play an important part in managing contacts relating to the deployment and rotation of Swiss military and police personnel in the framework of UN peacekeeping operations.

Please send your resume, a letter of interest and salary expectations no later than October 19, 2018 in electronic format (word or pdf) to Please write into the subject line “Administrative Assistant” to ensure timely processing of your application.

Job Description (PDF, 405.0 kB, English)